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English definition of “convene”

convene

verb     /kənˈviːn/ MEETINGS
[T] to arrange for a group of people to come together for an official meeting: convene a meeting/conference/hearing An emergency board meeting was convened by the directors later that afternoon. convene a committee/panel/jury
[I] to join with other people for an official meeting: Open Market Committee members will convene to discuss lowering interest rates.
(Definition of convene verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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